Air Line Pilots Association News
911 calls depict airport chaos after Spirit Airlines cancels flights
Police have released the 911 calls depicting the moment when chaos erupted among customers at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Monday after a slew of flights were cancelled. Spirit Airlines cancelled nine flights at the airport on Monday, leading to long lines, enraged
United changing cockpit-door codes after inadvertent leak
United Airlines is changing the keypad codes on cockpit doors after the old codes were accidentally posted on a public website
Spirit Airlines, pilots agree to keep talking over contract
Spirit Airlines says pilots' union agrees to keep negotiating on new contract
Airport chaos, flights canceled: Spirit Airlines apologizes
Spirit Airlines apologizes for Fort Lauderale airport chaos, flight cancellations _ latest instance of customer frustration with airline industry
Spirit Airlines pilots under temporary restraining order issued by Florida judge
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida confirmed to ABC News that a temporary restraining order has been issued against the Spirit Airlines pilots' union to stop the work slowdown that has resulted in hundreds of flights being canceled. Chaos broke out Monday at a Spirit
Fights erupt after Spirit Airlines cancellations and delays
Police were called to the Spirit Airlines terminal at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after passengers were left stranded.
JetBlue Pilot Arrested for Allegedly Flying Drunk
A JetBlue pilot is due in court today, arrested after allegedly flying while under the influence of alcohol. Dennis Murphy had already piloted two flights between Orlando and JFK International Airport in New York when he was selected for random alcohol testing on April 21, 2015, according to a
Air Travelers Face Continued Delays
Air travelers started their week with a groan over delays caused by employee furloughs and bad weather. On Monday, more than 1,200 delays were attributable to staffing reductions, and another 1,400 to weather and other factors, according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration....
LaHood: Sequester Cuts Mean Up to 2 Hour Flight Delays Starting Sunday
Leaving on a jet plane any time after Sunday? Better get ready to sit tight. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Thursday that flight delays at major airports could reach up to two hours and 10 minutes – and that’s without accounting for weather...